Category Archives: Concert

Why we love Roald Dahl

With his stories of mischievous children, evil witches, wondrous adventures, and fantastic creatures, Roald Dahl takes us all to a world of magic and amazement! It’s clear to see why we love Roald Dahl! Not only was he a short story writer, novelist, and one of Speak Up Studio’s most beloved authors, he was also a fighter pilot! What a guy! Dahl served in the British airforce

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2017 Annual Concert Wrap Up

The Speak Up 2018 Concert was an outstanding affair of colour, creativity, collaboration and confidence! The pieces see on stage were all written by A. A. Milne and we adapted them into a beautifully narrated story with poems and songs woven throughout. Our amazing individual Speech and Drama students performed prose stories from Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner to tell

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Tips for learning lines!

Here are a few tips to help you learn your lines for a play, poem, or script off-by-heart! Read your lines out loud! By saying your lines aloud it will help you remember them. Ask mum or dad to help you! Having your parents practice with you will mean someone else can prompt or cue you if you miss a line. Morning and night!

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“Too Many Dave’s” by Dr Seuss

Today we would like to share with you one of the amazing Dr Seuss scripts that will be part of our concert. This story is about Mrs McCave who was very silly and named all of son’s Dave, and that wasn’t a smart thing to do….  

Selecting the Pieces

Today is the day we go through all our Seuss books and type up all the stories and poems to be divided into scripts! Even though the texts might be available online, the typing process is valuable as it allows us to focus on each of the lines and consider how they might be divided up for our students to perform! 27 scripts to

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